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Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? #343671
Mon Jul 23 2012 10:02 PM
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PLease help.. I need to see if some one can help me dtermine if this sign i just picked up a reporduction or authentic porcelian pump sign? I just got back from vacation and picked this sign up from an antique mall...
I just want to know if this is authentic or reporduction..it is porcelain.. Thank you.


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ethyl sign

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Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: ponyboy79] #343673
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Authentic

Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: TheRoyalCrown] #343806
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Can you give the diameter on it?


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Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: Here's Your Sign] #343822
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8" diameter

Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: ponyboy79] #343827
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K. Idk much about the 8 inch ethyl signs but it may help someone else who views this.


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Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: Here's Your Sign] #343833
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Reproduction, The mounting holes are in the wrong position

Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: HI-OCTANE] #343881
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If it is repro that's surprising. Post a picture ofnte back that might help some too.

Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: TheRoyalCrown] #343922
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Here is the picture of the back of this sign.. this sign is definately porcelain doesnt not look like any of the new repops.. Please help.. Thank you.

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Back of ethyl

Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: ponyboy79] #344447
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Mine has 2 mounting holes,1 on each side .Also the bottom reads-"REG.U.S.PAT.OFF."


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Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: hawkike] #344449
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Originally Posted By: hawkike
Mine has 2 mounting holes,1 on each side .Also the bottom reads-"REG.U.S.PAT.OFF."



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This is the one i have.
Look at the difference in these 2 signs.I THINK mine is original but have been fooled before.

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Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: hawkike] #344455
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One is an EC and the other an EGC. There are different sizes also. I can't speek on authenticity though. Here is mine that I took off a pump.

ethylegcsign.JPG

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Re: Need help to deterime is my Ethyl sign repro? [Re: keithia] #344851
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Thanks alot guys!!.. This was plenty of help to determine the authenticity.. I definately now belive mine is a repo... Thanks for the help!!


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